Here at Simply Cool, we love what window tinting can do for the look and functionality of a vehicle. We appreciate that tinting isn’t just for style, but can significantly reduce solar heat while protecting occupants from harmful UV rays on a daily drive. Window tinting is fairly easy to spot on a vehicle, but shades can differ greatly. How are those tints measured?
Window tinting is measured by the level of visible light transmission (known commonly as VLT) that is used on any given window. As you can see above, these VLTs are often listed as a percentage. For example, if you’re choosing 20% for the back windows of a car, that means 20% of VLT or visible light will pass through those windows.